Financial Archive

Two Seminars for Investors Hosted by Redmayne-Bentley

Global Economic Recovery and Its Impact on Equity Markets Jan 9th 2014 On Monday 26th January 2015 and Monday 2nd February, stockbroker Redmayne-Bentley will be hosting two seminars at University College Cork and the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin, for seasoned investors and novices alike. Experts from Redmayne-Bentley and special guest speaker Mr Jim Power, Economist, will

Cork Business Association 4th Quarter Small/Medium Business of the Year Award Presentation.

 Cork Business Association 4th Quarter Small/Medium Business of the Year Award Presentation.

New car sales for 2014 up 30%

New car sales for 2014 up 30% A bumper year for new car sales in 2014 looks likely to continue in 2015 The latest figures for new car sales in 2014, released today by car history experts, show the Irish market is up 30% on 2013 figures. The industry had predicted total sales of

The first Marketing Institute of Ireland (MII) Cork event of 2015

The Sky Is The Limit at the first Marketing Institute event of 2015 The first Marketing Institute of Ireland (MII) Cork event of 2015, in association with Cork Chamber, is set to be a sell-out as Ryanair’s Chief Marketing Officer Kenny Jacobs takes to the podium with his insights on the Ryanair customer transformation journey.  The

Christmas Loans from Douglas Credit Union

Pension Entitlements under the Personal Insolvency Act 2012

Bankruptcy occurs when someone is wholly or partially unable to repay their debts. The purpose of the bankruptcy is to distribute the assets of the bankrupt fairly among their creditors and protect them from their creditors. The distribution is done through a court official known as the ‘Official Assignee’. The current general rule for pension

Know your rights: Retiring from work and social welfare payments

Question: I will be 65 in May 2014, and will be retiring from work. I know that my State Pension will not be paid until I am 66, so can I claim any other social welfare payment in the meantime? Answer: There is no statutory retirement age in Ireland. Age of retirement is determined by

Banks need to improve rules in credit review process

The Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure has called for a review of protocols in banks’ credit review processes to address the deficit of information on the Credit Review Office provided to customers who have been refused credit. Committee Chairman, Ciarán Lynch T.D. said: “At our meeting with John Trethowan of the Credit Review Office I

A good idea that can be made better

Before Christmas in the Dáil I debated with Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter, Labour T.D. the need for additional information to be added to the Property Price Register. The price of all property sold in Ireland since the 1st January 2012 is now available to the general public at the click of a button at;

Finance Committee to question bank Public Interest Directors

The Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform has agreed to call on the public interest directors in the covered banks to attend a meeting to discuss their roles and responsibilities. Ciarán Lynch, TD, Chairman of the Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, said: “As part of the Committee’s banking module, members have requested